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  • Announcements: CfA Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law; CfP 2019 Human Rights Essay Award Competition December 16, 2018
    Call for Applications – 2019 Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is happy to announce its call for applications to the 2019 Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, taking place from May 28 – June 14. This annual Program offers 18Read […]
    Mary Guest
  • Favourite Readings 2018: Nine Good Reads and One Viewing December 14, 2018
    Editor’s note: Continuing a tradition started by Isabel Feichtner a few years ago, EJIL’s Review Editor, Christian J. Tams, invited members of the EJIL board to offer short reflections on their favourite books of the year 2018. In the following days we will present some selections here on EJIL:Talk! They comprise a wide range of books, fromRead […]
    Joseph Weiler
  • New EJIL: Live! Interview with Frédéric Mégret December 13, 2018
    In this episode of EJIL: Live! the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, speaks with Frédéric Mégret, Associate Professor and Dawson Scholar in the Faculty of Law at McGill University in Montreal, whose article “International Criminal Justice as a Peace Project”, appears in our 29:3 issue as part of a Symposium on “The Crime ofRead […]
    Mary Guest
  • Are “Transparency” Procedures and Local Community “Consultations” Enough? A Human Rights “Feedback Loop” to International Economic Law Reforms of 2018 December 12, 2018
    It is nearly the end of 2018, and so many “reform” efforts are underway throughout all realms of international economic law that one is inclined to think all our good intentions must lead somewhere, eventually.  There is an UNCITRAL Working Group for Reforming Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) that involves Member States, and to a differentRead […]
    Diane Desierto
  • Response: Strengthening Justice for Victims Through Complementarity December 11, 2018
    Editor’s Note: This post is part of our Joint Symposium with Justice in Conflict on Human Rights Watch’s Report, Pressure Point: The ICC’s Impact on National Justice  Many thanks to the editors and the contributors for making this online symposium possible. Our primary goal with Pressure Point was to identify whether and how the Office of theRead […]
    Elizabeth Evenson, Balkees Jarrah, Elise Keppler, Juan Pappier, and Param-Preet Singh
  • The Ethos of “Positive Complementarity” December 11, 2018
    Editor’s Note:This post is part of our Joint Symposium with Justice in Conflict on Human Rights Watch’s Report, Pressure Point: The ICC’s Impact on National Justice  I am grateful to Dapo Akande and Mark Kersten for their invitation to contribute to this “symposium” on HRW’s valuable report on the impact of the preliminary examinations (“PE”) of theRead […]
    Emeric Rogier
  • A Complementarity Toolkit? December 10, 2018
    Editor’s Note: This post is part of our Joint Symposium with Justice in Conflict on Human Rights Watch’s Report, Pressure Point: The ICC’s Impact on National Justice  In the long-term, bolstering national proceedings is crucial in the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes, and is fundamental to hopes for the ICC’s broad impact. It can alsoRead […]
    Polina Levina Mahnad
  • EJIL:Talk! Is 10 Years Old December 10, 2018
    Yesterday and today saw the marking of a couple of significant anniversaries in international law. 9 December was the 70th anniversary of the adoption, by the United Nations General Assembly of the Genocide Convention. Today is Human Rights Day and is the 70th anniversary of the adoption, also by the General Assembly, of the Universal Declaration ofRead […]
    Dapo Akande
  • Announcements: University of Edinburgh Vacancy; CfP The Protection of Cultural Heritage and Municipal Law December 9, 2018
    1. University of Edinburgh Lecturer in International Economic Law Vacancy. Applications are invited for one Lectureship at the Edinburgh Law School from candidates with demonstrable expertise in international economic law, ideally with additional expertise in international human rights law or international environmental law. Interviews are expected to be held in late January, with a start date in AugustRead […]
    Mary Guest
  • Complementarity (in)action in the UK? December 7, 2018
    Editor’s Note: This post is part of our Joint Symposium with Justice in Conflict on Human Rights Watch’s Report, Pressure Point: The ICC’s Impact on National Justice  In response to the 2014 re-opening of an International Criminal Court (ICC) preliminary examination into the situation in Iraq, Britain put in place legal measures to address the alleged crimesRead […]
    Thomas Obel Hansen